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Lithophyllum yessoense Foslie

Publication details
Lithophyllum yessoense Foslie 1909: 17, no fig.

Published in: Foslie, M. (1909). Algologiske notiser VI. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1909(2): 1-63.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Lithophyllum is Lithophyllum incrustans Philippi.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Yoichi, Shiribeshi Province, Yezo [Hokkaido], Japan. (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 59). Holotype: Miyabe?; TRH A6-317 (Miyabe No. 6) (Woelkerling et al. 2005: 59).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lithophyllum yessoense Foslie)
Europe: France (Verlaque 2001, Anon. 2012).

Asia: China (Xia 2013), Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998), Korea (Lee & Kang 2001), Russia (Kozhenkova 2009), Russia (Far East) (Kloczcova 1996).

Nomenclatural notes
This species has been introduced into the Mediterranean (Verlaque et al. 2015: 55) being transferred during oyester cultivation into the Etang de Thau (France) in 1994, where it is now well established. - (4 Nov 2015) - M.D. Guiry

Key references
Kloczcova, N.G. (1996). Flora vodoroslei makrofitov Tatarskogo Proliva i osobennosti ee formirovanija [Macrophyte algal flora of Tatars Gulf (Sea of Japan) and peculiarities of its formation]. pp. 1-289. Vladivostock: Dalnauka.

Verlaque, M., Ruitton, S., Mineur, F. & Boudouresque, C.-F. (2015). CIESM atlas of exotic species of the Mediterranean. Macrophytes. pp. [1]-362, many photograph and maps. Monaco: CIESM Publishers.

Woelkerling, W.J., Gustavsen, G., Myklebost, H.E., Prestø, T., Såstad, S.M. (2005). The coralline red algal herbarium of Mikael Foslie: revised catalogue with analyses. Gunneria 77: 1-625.

Xia, B. (2013). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. IV Corallinales . pp. [1-8], i-xix, 1-147, pls I-V. Beijing: Science Press.

Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd.

Created: 21 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 26 October 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Ichiki, S., Mizuta, H. & Yamamoto, H. (2000). Effects of irradiance, water temperature and nutrients on the growth of sporelings of the crustose coralline alga Lithophyllum yessoense Foslie (Corallinales, Rhodophyceae). Phycological Research 48: 115-120.
Ichiki, S., Mizuta, H., Yasui, H. & Yamamoto, H. (2001 '2000'). Occurrence of polynucleate spores of the crustose coralline alga Lithophyllum yessoense (Corallinales, Rhodophyceae): growth and survival. Phycologia 39: 408-415.
Masaki, T., Fujita, D. & Akioka, H. (1981). Observations on the spore germination of Laminaria japonica on Lithophyllum yessoense (Rhodophyta, Corallinaceae) in culture. Bulletin of the Faculty of Fisheries Hokkaido University 32: 349-356.
Suzuki, Y., Kuma, K., Kudo, I. & Matsunaga, K. (1995). Iron requirement of the brown macroalgae Laminaria japonica, Undaria pinnatifida (Phaeophyta) and the crustose coralline alga Lithophyllum yessoense (Rhodophyta), and their competition in the northern Japan Sea. Phycologia 34: 201-205, 3 figs, 2 tables.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 June 2017.

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